Star Books Report

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

‘Beshya O Bidhushir Golpo’ questions a gender-biassed society

The book contains important research on the type of language used by mainstream media in reporting news of rape, torture, and abuse of women.

August 27, 2022
August 27, 2022

What to read if you liked watching ‘Hawa’

The film is a deep dive into Bangladesh’s rivers and the fishermen who hold up the country’s underbelly, along with the revelry, the mythologies that run across the folk culture of majhis and Bede communities. 

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

Mashiul Alam joins prestigious Iowa International Writing Program

Journalist and author Mashiul Alam has been selected as a resident of the 2022 Iowa International Writing Program (IWP), among the world’s most prestigious creative writing residencies.

August 12, 2022
August 12, 2022

ULAB Lit Salon to host discussion on Partition and its aftermath on August 13

The event will discuss the Bengal Partition of 1905, a second Partition of Bengal—and the Indian subcontinent in 1947—and the birth of Bangladesh in 1971. The Salon will showcase aspects of these partitions, living histories that bind India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

‘Indigenous In the Edge’ outlines lives of 17 ethnic groups in Bangladesh

Members of each community have reviewed the information that attempts to offer insight into the histories, homes, the clans and tribes that make up each community, the food habits and religious and cultural practices, and the languages, written and oral, they employ. 

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

DhakaYeah designs book cover for HarperCollins India

The novel, first published in Bangla as Narach, is set in late 19th century colonial Bengal. 

July 30, 2022
July 30, 2022

Eight-year-old Rituraj writes Rokomari bestselling book

Proceeds from the book’s sales will be donated to charity foundations that work with underprivileged children. 

July 24, 2022
July 24, 2022

Ali Riaz, UPL discuss 'More Than Meets The Eye: Essays on Bangladeshi Politics'

Ali Riaz has tried to determine the current political trends as well as trends that may emerge in the future with his keen insight.

July 13, 2022
July 13, 2022

Poet Helal Hafiz hospitalised

Poet Helal Hafeez has been admitted to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in the capital at 8 PM on Wednesday.

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

Rubaiya Murshed’s ‘Nobody’s Children’: UPL publishes book on struggles of street children

 Nobody’s Children is a collection of “ten real stories” of homeless children living without any of the support or privilege we take for granted.